Northwest African American Museum

By Leilani Lewis
This post was written by a recipient of a Wanda Chin Scholarship to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting
Attending the WMA 2014 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas this year, for the first time, was a tremendous opportunity for me. I met with colleagues from across the west, attended sessions that increased my knowledge base, and gleaned insights that emboldened my practice as a museum...
By: Katie Williams
The Northwest African American Museum, Main Entrance just after opening in 2008. Photo by Jennifer Richard.

The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is not a collecting institution at this time. This fact has made describing our collections policy to the public tricky, because, isn’t that what museums do? They mainly collect objects and care for them in perpetuity, right...
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